IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2020: Age Limit, Qualification, Nationality
IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2020 - Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) prescribes IBPS RRB 2020 eligibility criteria for all aspiring candidates as per the available posts for Officers Scale I, II, III and Office Assistants. The eligibility criteria of IBPS RRB 2020 is determined on the basis of nationality, age, education qualification and work experience. Candidates must ensure to have met the eligibility criteria before filling the IBPS RRB application form 2020. According to the IBPS RRB 2020 eligibility criteria, graduates between 18 to 40 years of age (may vary as per post) can appear for the test. However, reserved category candidates have been given certain age relaxations to apply for IBPS RRB exam. The eligibility criteria of IBPS RRB 2020 also mentions the work experiences required for few posts. To know more about IBPS RRB eligibility criteria 2020, candidates can go through the article below.
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IBPS RRB Important Dates 2020
Candidate can go through IBPS RRB exam dates 2020 along with other important dates in the table below. IBPS RRB exam is conducted for the recruitment of candidates as Officers Scale I, II, III and Office Assistants at various participatory banks. IBPS RRB 2020 exam prelims for Officer Scale I and Office Assistants is to be held in September/October 2020.
IBPS RRB dates 2020
IBPS RRB Application Form 2020
July 1 to 21, 2020
IBPS RRB Prelims exam
IBPS RRB Single exam for Officer Scale II and III
October 18, 2020
IBPS RRB 2020 Eligibility Criteria
In order to fill the IBPS RRB application form 2020, candidates must meet the eligibility standards on the basis of the following factors:
IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2020 On The Basis Of Nationality
As per the eligibility criteria of IBPS RRB 2020, a candidate must be an Indian national. Apart from being an Indian, candidates holding the following nationality can also fill the application form:
Subject of Nepal or
Subject of Bhutan or
A Tibetan Refugee who came to India prior to January 1, 1962 with intention to settle in India or
A person of Indian origin who migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of settling in India, provided they possess a certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India.
IBPS RRB 2020 Eligibility Criteria 2020 - Age
It is important for the candidates to meet the eligibility criteria of IBPS RRB 2020 on the basis of age. The age criteria has been determined on the basis of the posts, the details of which is mentioned below.
IBPS RRB Age Limit (As on July 1, 2020)
Age limit (As on July 1, 2020)
Officer Scale- I (Assistant Manager)
18 to 30 years of age
Officer Scale- II (Manager)
21 to 32 years of age
Officer Scale- III (Senior Manager)
21 to 40 years of age
Office Assistant (Multipurpose)
18 to 28 years of age
However, there are various age relaxations that have been given to the candidates belonging to the reserved categories like SC, ST, OBC, PWD, Ex-Servicemen etc.
IBPS RRB Age Relaxations
Ex-Servicemen/ Disabled Ex-Servicemen
For Office Assistant (Multipurpose) - Actual period of service given in the defence forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled Ex Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years
Ex-servicemen commissioned officers, including ECOs/SSCOs, who have served for at least 5 years in military service and have been released after assignment completion, other than dismissal or discharge because of misconduct or inefficiency or due to physical disability attributable to military service etc.
5 years (For Officers posts)
Widows, Divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands (not remarried)
9 years (For Office Assistant Multipurpose posts only)
Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period January 1, 1980 to December 31, 1989
Persons affected by 1984 riots
IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2020 - Education Qualification
Candidates applying for the IBPS RRB exam must hold the following degree:
For the post of Officer Scale-I (Assistant Manager)
Candidates must be a graduate
Preferences will be given be candidates having degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics or Accountancy
Proficiency in local language
Desirable: Knowledge of computer
For the post of Officer Scale-II General Banking Officer (Manager)
Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University with minimum 50% in aggregate.
Candidates having degrees in Banking, Finance, Marketing, Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Agricultural Engineering, Veterinary Science, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics and Accountancy will be given preferences.
For the post of Officer Scale-II Specialist Officers (Manager)
1) IT Officers
Graduation in Electronics / Communication / Computer Science / Information Technology with minimum of 50% in aggregate
Desirable: Certificate in ASP, PHP, C++, Java, VB, VC, OCP etc
2) Chartered Accountant - Certified Associate (CA) from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
3) Law Officer - Degree in Law with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate
4) Treasury Manager - Chartered Accountant or MBA in Finance from a recognized university/ institution
5) Marketing Officer - MBA in Marketing from a recognized university
6) Agricultural Officer - Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Dairy/Animal Husbandry/ Forestry/ Veterinary Science/ Agricultural Engineering/ Pisciculture from a recognized university or its equivalent with minimum 50% marks.
For the post of Officer Scale-III (Senior Manager)
Graduation in any discipline with 50% marks
Preference will be given to those who holds a Degree/Diploma in Banking, Finance, Marketing, Horticulture, Agriculture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Marketing and Co-operation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics and Accountancy
For the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose)
Bachelor’s degree in any discipline
Proficiency in local language prescribed by RRBs
Desirable: knowledge of Computer.
IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2020 - Work Experience
Apart from meeting the eligibility criteria of IBPS RRB 2020 on the basis of age, education and nationality, candidates holding work experiences in their respective field will be given preferences.
IBPS RRB eligibility criteria on the basis of work experiences
Officer Scale-II General Banking Officer (Manager)
Experience of two years as Officer in a Bank or Financial Institution
Officer Scale-II Specialist Officers (Manager)
Officer Scale-III (Senior Manager)
Minimum 5 years experience as an Officer in a Bank or Financial Institutions
Office Assistant (Multipurpose)
IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria - Proficiency in Local Language
Candidates appearing for the post of Officer Scale I and Office Assistant (Multipurpose) posts must be proficient in the local languages. The IBPS RRB 2020 eligibility criteria for language proficiency is as follows:
Applicants must have studied regional language in Class 8 or above
Candidates not found to be proficient in the local language at the time of selection will be given a six months (extendable) time from the date of joining to acquire proficiency.
IBPS RRB Application Form
IBPS released the application form of IBPS RRB on July 1, 2020 in online mode. The application form has been released for recruitment of candidates as Officers Scale I, II, III and Office Assistants Posts. Candidates had to fill separate application forms for each available post till July 21 and they could print it till August 5. To fill the form, it is important for the candidates to meet the IBPS RRB eligibility criteria 2020. In order to fill the application form, candidates will have to enter their personal details, educational details and upload a scanned photograph, signature, left thumb impression and pay the application fee in online mode through Debit Card (Rupay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Card, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Card/Mobile Wallets.
IBPS RRB 2020 Application Fee
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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2020: Age Limit, Qualification, Nationality
Question: Can I apply for multiple posts available?
Yes, you will be able to apply for the Post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose) and can also apply for the Post of Officer. You will have to fill a separate application form in that case. You must make sure to have met all the eligibility criteria of IBPS RRB.
Question: Is the knowledge of local language mandatory?
Yes, it is important for the candidates to know the local language of the State or Union Territory where he wished to apply for.
Question: What educational qualification is required for various posts in this recruitment process?
A candidate must hold a graduation degree.
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HELLO SIR , MISTAKLY I UPLOD HAND WRITTEN DECLRATION IN MY THUMB PRINT IN APPLICATION FROM AND PAYMENT ALSO FOR APPLICATION. I CAN NOT CONTACT TO IBPS HELPLINE NUMBER. THEN I GAVE EXAM OR MY APPLICATION WILL REJECT.
Your application can be rejected because its not a mistake its a blunder.
You have no option other than wait and watch situation.
You should be very careful while filling these type of forms because it can be thing of your future. It can decide your future.
All the best for next exam
what are the dates of ibps rrb prelims or in which month this exam will be conducted??
IBPS has released the IBPS RRB 2020 notification on June 30. As per the notification, candidates can fill the IBPS RRB application form from July 1 to 21, 2020 in online mode.
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Sir iam in my final year of my degree. Our exams have been postponed due to COVID19 pandemic.While iam filling the application form they asked details about degree passing year and overall percentage but our exams arent conducted yet . Amnt I eligible for ibps rrb 2020?
To be eligible to give IBPS RRB 2020 candidates must be a graduate. So until you finish your graduation you will not be eligible to give IBPS RRB 2020. The final year students are not eligible to IBPS RRB 2020. Please click the below link to know more.
Hello, I am final year student and my examinations are postponed till 22nd July. How can I apply for IBPS REB 2020? what should be the criteria if i cant apply?
If your query is regarding IBPS RRB recruitment the eligibility criteria is that a candidate must have passed bachelor's degree in any discipline for Office Assistant (Multipurpose) & Officers Scale 1 post. For Officer Scale 2 post and officer scale 3 a candidate must have passed Bachelor's Degree in any discipline with 50% from a recognized board. Candidates who are appearing in qualifying exam are not eligible here. You may have to appear next year if you want to appear in IBPS RRB.
Sir,Im from the state of kerala Im not able to elect Kerala as centre for the IBPS RRB exam as Kerala state option is not even given .What can i do sir?
hi aspirant ,
you should contact IBPS RRB exam conducting authority regarding this issue . one of the reason behind this would be all exam seats in kerala were over so they are not showing kerala.
hope this help you
best of luck